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Analysis of the global poultry meat market in 2008-2012, forecast for 2013-2017

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During the period from 2008 to 2012, sales of poultry meat in the world increased by 12%: from 84 to 95 million tons. The indicator showed a positive trend even in crisis years. Its minimum increase compared to previous years was observed in 2009 - by 1%. The reason for such a slight increase in sales was the general deterioration of the world economic situation. In 2008-2012, the largest share in sales of poultry meat in the world was occupied by chicken meat, which accounted for an average of 88% of the total figure for the period. In the years under consideration, the share of turkey meat accounted for about 6% of sales, duck meat - 4%, goose and guinea flesh - 3% of all sales in the world. Other poultry meat accounted for the remaining 0.1% of sales.

In the coming years, a number of factors will serve to increase the demand for poultry meat in the world. First, the population will continue to grow. According to the International Monetary Fund, for the period from 2008 to 2012, the population of the countries of the world grew by 329 million people, amounting to 7 billion people in 2012. According to forecasts, in 2013-2017, the population will continue to grow and reach 7.4 billion people in 2017. Secondly, the driver of the market will be the growth of population income in developing countries. Thirdly, there is a shift in consumer preferences from beef and veal towards poultry meat, which is not only cheaper, but is also perceived as more useful, as it contains less fat.

BusinesStat estimates that in 2013-2017, sales of poultry meat in the world will continue to grow at an average of 3% per year. In 2017, they will reach 108 million tons, which will exceed the value of 2012 by 13%.

“Analysis of the global poultry meat market in 2008–2012, forecast for 2013–2017” includes the most important data necessary for understanding the current situation on the world market and assessing the prospects for its development:

• Economy and population

• Poultry population

• Poultry production

• Sales of poultry meat

• External and internal trade in poultry meat

• Import and export of poultry meat

• Foreign trade prices of poultry meat

The review contains current data on countries of the world and a forecast for 25 countries-leaders of the global poultry meat market: Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Great Britain, Hungary, Vietnam, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Iran, China, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, UAE, Poland. Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, USA, Turkey, France, South Africa, Japan.

The review details information on the types of poultry meat:

•          Chicken meat

• Turkey meat

• Duck meat

• Goose and guinea fowl

• Other poultry meat

The review provides additional details on import-export by types:

• Chicken carcasses and parts

• Chicken offal, including liver

• Turkey carcasses and their parts

• Duck carcasses and parts thereof

• Duck offal, including liver

• Carcasses and parts of geese and guinea fowls

• Goose offal, including liver

In preparing the review used statistical information:

• United Nations Statistics Division

• Commodity Trade Statistics

• Eurostat

• National Agencies and Compendia

• Index Mundi

• Industrial Commodity Statistics

• International Trade Center

• International Monetary Fund

• Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

• Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

• World Trade Organization

Along with the official statistics, the review presents the results of the international research of BusinesStat:

• Analysis of secondary information on the market of meat and meat products

• Survey of meat and meat products market experts

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